WSH Alert Accident Advisory, 28 May 2021: Worker caught in-between lift car and hoist way structure // Worker trapped between two shipping containers // Worker pinned by toppled forklift

WSH Alert Accident Advisory, 28 May 2021: Worker caught in-between lift car and hoist way structure // Worker trapped between two shipping containers // Worker pinned by toppled forklift

May 31, 2021
 

28 May 2021, Ref: 2122016

Accident Advisory: Worker caught in-between lift car and hoist way structure 

Ref:  2021096 WSH Alert Accident Notification dated 3 March 2021
 

On 27 February 2021, a worker and his co-worker were tasked to carry out lift
maintenance works. The worker was situated at the top of the lift car when it ascended
and trapped him against a structure within the lift hoist way. The worker was
subsequently extricated and pronounced dead at the scene by attending paramedics.

 
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Accident Advisory: Worker trapped between two shipping containers

Ref:  2021096 WSH Alert Accident Notification dated 3 March 2021
 

On 21 February 2021, a worker was walking along a path between two shipping
containers in a stockpile yard when one container (retrofitted into a rest area) suddenly
moved, trapping him. The injured worker was subsequently pronounced dead at the
scene by attending paramedics.

 
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Accident Advisory: Worker pinned by toppled forklift 

Ref:   2021094 WSH Alert Accident Notification dated 17 February 2021
 
On 20 February 2021, a worker was operating a forklift at a work site when he reversed
it into a hacked pit. The forklift toppled and pinned him. The worker was subsequently
rescued and conveyed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
 
Read the full Advisory here.
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Accident Advisory: Worker fell off pilot ladder into sea

Ref: 2021094 WSH Alert Accident Notification dated 26 February 2021
 
On 16 February 2021, a worker was disembarking a vessel to board a passenger launch
via a pilot ladder. While descending the pilot ladder, the worker fell into the sea. The
worker was rescued and conveyed to the hospital where he was subsequently
pronounced dead.
 
Read the full Advisory here.
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Accident Advisory: Company director fell through floor opening 

Ref:  2021092 WSH Alert Accident Notification dated 17 February 2021
 

On 10 February 2021, a company director was at a private dwelling overseeing
construction work when he fell through a floor opening and landed on a staircase about
4.7m below. The injured director was pronounced dead at the scene by attending
paramedics.

 
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Accident Advisory: Worker fell from cargo on trailer

Ref: 2021091 WSH Alert Accident Notification dated 10 February 2021
On 2 February 2021, a prime mover driver was standing on some steel bars on his trailer bed assisting a forklift operator to adjust a steel bundle when he fell about 2m to the ground. The injured driver was conveyed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 
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Accident Advisory: Worker found unconscious on boom lift

Ref: 2021091 WSH Alert Accident Notification dated 10 February 2021
On 1 February 2021, a plasterer was found unconscious and slouched against the control
panel of his boom lift. He was subsequently rescued and conveyed to the hospital where
he was pronounced dead.
Read the full Advisory here.
 

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